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Odds and Ends

The featured picture is a photo from a very old gas station sign along Route 66, left over from the early 60s. Look at the prices! The 60s were the heyday of the Great Ameican Road Trip. Back then Motel... Continue Reading →

Same Old Lang Syne – Owls

This is an OWLS post. What is OWLS? OWLS stands for Otaku Writers for Liberty and Self Respect. We are a group of otaku bloggers who promote acceptance of all individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and disability.... Continue Reading →

Choosing Family — Wild Sensibility

I’ve written about the fact that the period between my birthday on December 18th through Christmas is not my favorite time of year. Soon I’ll have more to offer on the topic of family. I wish I could say it... Continue Reading →

Christmas season isn’t always happy.

Image from Quotefancy.com Not everyone has a happy holiday.  Should you not be in a celebratory mood or have no one to celebrate with, it can be a sad time. Depression can pervade the holidays. Looking back can bring pain... Continue Reading →

Stupid Computer!

Image from Stupid Computers I haven't been doing a lot of deep posts lately. Many of them are short commentaries on articles I found interesting or sharing other people's posts. And not that much on anime. One reason is that... Continue Reading →

That Time My Identity Was Stolen

Image is from https://www.moneyunder30.com/seven-signs-risk-identity-theft Identity theft is a huge business. I was once stopped at an airport in Toronto by US Customs and detained for 2 hours. They even took my cell phone away.  My wife could do nothing but... Continue Reading →

Autism and Girls

I suppose I could try to just regurgitate the article but it would be better to let the article speak for itself. In addition to how autism displays in girls, we have some interesting clues as to the genetic basis... Continue Reading →

The Sedentary Stradivarius — Catch a Falling Star

When I was very young I once heard an aphorism to the effect that if only the finest bird songs were ever sung, our mornings would be quiet and still and the forest would be an eerily silent place. I... Continue Reading →

Bodies — Amanda M. Blake

After seeing MIDSOMMAR in the theater, I have a few Thoughts. Bodies don’t bother me. Oh, my body bothers me, but that’s different. I’m not talking about attractiveness. I’m talking about the very idea that we have flesh instead of... Continue Reading →

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